Events And Fun Facts

  • 17May2013

    Hertz Worldwide HQ Announces SW Floirda Move

    Sanibel Real Estate
    May 7th 2013, Hertz Rental Car announced that it will be relocating their Worldwide Headquarters to Estero, Florida, just north of Naples on the Gulf Coast, which is in the middle of a key travel market. This destination hotspot will eventually offer up to 700 new job openings over a two-year period. As the local economy diversifies and prospers, relocation will begin to make landfall at rapid rates. From luxurious Naples to the pristine estuaries that surround Sanibel Island, southwest Florida offers more than just beautiful views.

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  • 17Dec2012
    Sanibel is a World Famous Vacation Destination - Why?

    Sanibel is a World Famous Vacation Destination - Why?

    Why is Sanibel Island a world renowned vacation destination?

    How can a small barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico be known around the world when only 6000 year around residents call Sanibel home? What happens in February and March that swells the population to 24,000 residents? This Sanibel visitor and travel article addresses these questions and more...

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  • 1Dec2012
    Planning a Wedding on Sanibel and Captiva Islands

    Planning a Wedding on Sanibel and Captiva Islands

    The islands of Sanibel and Captiva are a wonderful location for destination weddings. From the warm, shelly beaches, to the winding bike paths around the island, to the wildlife and nature preserves, our islands offer an ideal setting for couples planning a relaxed tropical wedding.

    While it may seem potentially challenging to plan a wedding from afar, our island vendors and venues offer a stress-free, enjoyable process for putting together the details of your wedding.

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  • 8Nov2012

    USA Today - Sanibel Listed in Top 10 Great Places for Families to Escape the Snow

    Sanibel Real Estate
    USA Today 11-08-2012: Where are the top places to visit when planning your Winter vacation if you wish to escape the snow? The Vacation Gals Blog team of Jennifer Miner, Kara Williams and Beth Blair share their tips for 10 great seasonal getaways with Larry Bleiberg for USA TODAY.

    You'll get a beach vacation, but so much more on this Gulf Coast Island near Fort Myers. The island's location makes it one of the best places to find seashells in the country. "Who wouldn't love shelling on the beach and wadin nt the mellow, mellow waters?" Williams says.

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  • 1Sep2012
    Artist Seton McGlennon & Sanibel Island

    Artist Seton McGlennon & Sanibel Island

    Who is Seton McGlennon?

    This world renowned artist has painted for presidents, celebrities and dignitaries around the world. In 2004 and 2006, President and Mrs. Bush commissioned McGlennon to create the national Christmas gifts. Her work has been noted by Regis and Kathie Lee, The Home and Family Show as well as Oprah.

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  • 22Apr2012
    CBS News: Sanibel A Seashell Hunter's Paradise

    CBS News: Sanibel A Seashell Hunter's Paradise

    Yes, we all love Sanibel and know that it is one of the best places in the world. Now after CBS news aired their nationwide broadcast (Sanibel A Seashell Hunter's Paradise) many will learn another reason why Sanibel is so special. Shells, shells and more shells! Sanibel Island is one of the best shelling beaches in all of the world! As home to more than 400 different species of shells, these islands attract collectors from around the globe.

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  • 9Mar2012

    Pfeifer Sponsors 2012 Sanibel School Seahorse Festival

    Sanibel Real Estate
    The Sanibel School Seahorse Festival is fast approaching. Bring the whole family March 24, from 5 to 9 p.m., for a fun-filled evening of games, bounce houses, obstacle courses, a silent auction, food and drinks.

    The festival will be held at The Sanibel School and is sure to be another community evening of fun. Visitors are welcome. The Seahorse Festival committee congratulations Josh Leon on his winning design for this year's seahorse mascot. The seahorse Josh created will be featured on the official autograph T-shirts for the festival. Special thanks goes out to event sponsors:

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  • 17Feb2012
    Guiness Book of World Records Set on Sanibel Island

    Guiness Book of World Records Set on Sanibel Island

    February 17th, 2012: Sanibel Island Bowman's Beach History was set today as hundreds of islanders gathered at Bowmans Beach to set the Guiness Book of World Records for the most people ever to do the "Sanibel Stoop". Grand Marshal, Eric Pfeifer gave the instructions to the largest group of shellers ever gathered at one time to do the Sanibel Stoop and look for shells. With helicopter circling overhead 100's of shellers from all over the country shelled at once at Bowman's Beach and history was set.

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